2 edition of Billing and collecting for your mental health practice found in the catalog.
Billing and collecting for your mental health practice
Jeffrey E. Barnett
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Jeffrey E. Barnett, Steven Walfish|
|Contributions||Walfish, Steven, American Psychological Association|
|LC Classifications||RA790.75 .B37 2012|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 130 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||130|
|LC Control Number||2011002432|
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